Eels winger Bailey Simonsson was sin-binned for a excessive shot that resulted in Roosters skipper James Tedesco being dominated out of the match. Ought to he have been given his marching orders?
Roosters skipper James Tedesco has been dominated out of his facet’s conflict with Parramatta after failing a HIA following a excessive shot from Eels winger Bailey Simonsson.
Simonsson was sin-binned for his shot halfway by way of the primary half, and Tedesco was later rubbed out of the match.
NRL nice Michael Ennis mentioned Simonsson was fortunate to simply be sin-binned.
“He got here in with the shoulder, hit James Tedesco within the head — I assumed he was fortunate to not be despatched off,” Ennis mentioned on Fox League.
“I don’t suppose there was malice in it however the truth there was direct contact with the pinnacle … with what we’ve seen, it’s one thing we’re attempting to stamp out of the sport.
“Clearly he’s gone to the sin bin, Tedesco gained’t return — I assumed he was fortunate to remain on the sphere.
Tedesco’s exit has resulted in rugby-bound star Joseph Suaalii taking on at fullback for the Roosters.
Initially printed as NRL Spherical 5: Key moments, speaking factors, accidents, suspensions